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Digging in the dirt is a good thing

January 25, 2014
By GARRY BRANDENBURG , Times-Republican

GREEN CASTLE lake bed reshaping is pretty well wrapped up. Heavy equipment use during the past month has moved lots of cubic yards of silt and other soils out of the impoundment. All is part of a long range plan to improve the fishery for the public and to breathe new life into the waters of this 16 surface acre lake. You may recall last summer when the Marshall County Conservation Board announced its decision to renovate the lake. Fish surveys confirmed the presence of common carp and the severely negative impact they were having on other sport fishes. DNR fisheries crews from Solon have seen these situations before at other public water area. Their recommendation was to start over.

 
 

 

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